Food For Lovers

by Molly on February 10, 2012

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Tuesday is Valentine’s Day, which means we’ve been swimming in a sea of pink and red and hearts and roses for far too long now. Is it just me, or is the bombardment of Valentine’s-themed junk reaching an all-time high this year? Every day I keep seeing more nonsense for sale online and in the […]

Blood Sugar-Balancing Soup

by Molly on January 13, 2012

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Something I’m keen to address here on The Particular Kitchen is blood sugar. Hypoglycemia, a very low drop in our blood sugar levels, can influence us more than just physically. It brings on that manic state of hunger, our senses are heightened, our moods are all over the place, our head starts to spin. Believe […]

Immunity Soup

by Molly on November 11, 2011

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On Tuesday morning, I woke up with that telltale tickle in the back of my throat, the one that usually means a cold is looming. I felt my energy start to flag, but I knew I still had time to fight back. It’s a crucial moment – the one where you notice the first hint […]

3 Ways to Warm Up

by Molly on September 23, 2011

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I’m starting to notice little baby pumpkins at the farmer’s market, which can only mean one thing: SOUP. If I had to pick one dish to see me through till spring, hands down it’s a hearty pumpkin or winter squash soup. Usually though, if it’s offered at a restaurant, especially in the UK, it will […]

One Last Soup

by Molly on April 21, 2011

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It’s the last of the cold temperatures so I whipped up one last vegan soup for dinner. Usually, I much prefer a non-blended soup, but this is creamy without being heavy. Plus – no dairy at all. Bonus! This is definitely a keeper – one for the colder months on the other side of our […]